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Full text of "Annual Evaluation Report Fiscal Year 1984"

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LIBRARY RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATIONS 

DISCRETIONARY GRANTS AND CONTRACTS WITH

INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND OTHER

ELIGIBLE AGENCIES,  INSTITUTIONS, AND ORGANIZATIONS

(CFDA No. 84.039)

I.    PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislatipn; Sections 201, 202, and 223 of the Higher Education Act of
1%5, Title II-B, Public Law 89-329 as redesignated by Section 111 of
the Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law 92-318 amended by Section
201 of the Education Amendments of 1980, Public Law 96-374, and by Sec-
tion 516 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, Public Law
97-35; (20 U.S.C. 1021, 1022, and 1033). (Expires September 30, 1985)

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal  Year                   Authorization                  Appropriation

1980              $120,000,000 I/       $333,000

1981                10,000,000l/        250,000

1982                 1,200,000 ?/        240,000

1983                 1,200,000"?/        240,000

1984                 1,200,000?;        240,000

Purpose: To make grants to, and contracts with, institutions of higher
education and other public and private agencies, institutions, and or-
ganizations for (1) research and/or demonstration projects related to the
improvement of libraries, (2) training in librarianship and information
technology, and (3) dissemination of information derived from such
projects.

Eligibility; Institutions of higher education, public and private agen-
cies, institutions, or organizations.

II.    RESPONSE TO 6EPA 417  (a)
A.    Goals and Objectives

During FY 1984, the Department's principal objectives for the programs
were:

1.   To monitor the following projects:

a.    New Directions in Library and Information Science Education;

b.    Diffusion of Innovation in Library and Information Science; minority groups.